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Hotel Sacher, Vienna 

4 Philharmonikerstrasse
Austria 1010
Tel: 43 151 4560
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The extensive renovation of this 1876 local landmark began in 2004 with an updating of its infrastructure and a new 3,200-square-foot spa. But the refreshing of the guest rooms, under the direction of French designer Pierre Yves Rochon, was a more involved project that went through several iterations based partly on feedback from loyal customers. The result, finally completed in 2011, is a smartly edited compromise that wisely kept the best of classical Viennese baroque grandeur, so that the 148 rooms and suites still offer gilt-framed oil paintings, neoclassical nightstands, and glass chandeliers. But the guest rooms also feature a full tech toy box, a softened pallet of pink, yellow, and light green, enlarged marble bathrooms with double sinks and flat-screens TVs built into the mirrors, as well as some cleaner neo-baroque accents, such as high mirrors behind the beds. The smart blend, balancing the best of fin-de-siècle Vienna and the new siècle, carries over into the rest of the hotel. Service is still impeccably old-school, and the formal Anna Sacher restaurant and Café Sacher still do justice to traditional cuisine, but now there is a trendy Sacher Eck wine bar and, of course, that spa, which includes saunas, steam baths, and a Klimt treatment (think La Prairie facial treatment with 24-karat gold).—Raphael Kadushin

From the readers of Condé Nast Traveler:
Downtown in "the center and most active part of the city," this "Viennese landmark" has rooms and suites individually decorated with antique furniture and original oil paintings. Restaurant Rote Bar serves dishes such as goose-liver tart with cherry-lemon chutney. Chocoholics get a chocolate body treatment at the spa before tucking into the Sacher torte.
—2011 Gold List
Overall Score: 88.0
  • Design: 83.7
  • Food: 86.0
  • Location: 95.4
  • Rooms: 84.9
  • Service: 89.7

Also appeared in the Gold List in 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005

Amenities: Spa

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